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Why use your slow cooker?

Posted by Mary Liz Wright -

  Ah, Fall—it's finally here! Crisp bright days followed by cool nights—football, leaves, pumpkins, slow cookers. Slow cookers? Yes—cool days make us crave comfort foods—warm stews, roasts, and casseroles. It is so nice to walk into the house after a long day to the fragrant smells of supper! Do you use your slow cooker? Why not? Afraid it's not safe? Too much trouble to drag it...

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Snacks on the Go

Posted by Mary Liz Wright -

  This time of year finds families scrambling into the chaotic fall school activity and sport schedules. In addition to making sure your young athletes have the necessary sport gear, it is also important that you make sure they are fueled up for their game or match. Many young athletes have nothing to eat from their 11:00 lunch time until after the game or practice. This leaves...

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